U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Energy Education & Workforce Development
A large part of EERE technology deployment depends on the U.S.'s ability to innovate, produce, install, maintain, and service advanced energy technologies. The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy's (EERE) education and workforce development activities support the market deployment of EERE technologies by focusing on further development and enhancement of these critical workforce skills as well as engaging and inspiring the future workforce.
Interested in building energy efficient homes, installing solar technologies, or working as a wind turbine engineer? Check out the current jobs in energy efficiency and renewable energy, as well as specific jobs at the Department of Energy.
Our solar career map explores an expanding universe of solar-energy occupations, describing diverse jobs across the industry, charting possible progression between them, and identifying the high-quality training necessary to do them well.
Find lesson plans, science projects, and other activities that can be done in the classroom or at home to get K-12 students excited about clean energy!
Whether you're just getting out of high school, want to improve your skills, or looking for a mid-career change, find colleges, universities, training centers and other organizations that offer clean energy classes, degrees, and other opportunities at all levels.
Check out these contests for students and teachers at all levels and on a wide range of energy efficiency and renewable energy topics.